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Droid Incredible

New Gingerbread OTA for the Droid Incredible being pushed out

Remember back a few months when a lot of Droid Incredible users were so stoked to see a Gingerbread OTA arrive on their device? We remember it as well but we also remember that build was rather buggy for some while being perfectly fine for others. However, the powers that be thought it best to...
Galaxy Note

Samsung Galaxy Note review

As 2011 draws to a close, we’ve started to see a convergence of Android phones and tablets. Honeycomb-powered tablets are available in more form factors than ever before, and smartphones are growing larger still, with 4.3- to 4.7-inch devices quickly becoming the norm. Combine that with the phone...
Android Central

Gingerbread update coming to O2-branded Xperia X10s in the next week

Owners of SIM-free Sony Ericsson Xperia X10s have been enjoying Android 2.3 Gingerbread for the past few months, but so far the upgrade has been absent from some branded handsets, including those bought through O2 UK. In a recent blog posting, O2's Head of Device-Customer Experience, Stuart...
Epic 4G Gingerbread

Sprint makes it official: Gingerbread for the Epic 4G pushes today

We broke the news yesterday, and today Sprint's confirmed it: Gingerbread is here for the Samsung Epic 4G. Here's the full changelog for software version EI22 (s:D700.0.5.S.EI22): Upgrade of the Google OS from Froyo to Gingerbread (Android 2.3) Audible Sprint AIRAVE™ notifications when...
Gingerbread Epic 4G

Gingerbread for the Sprint Epic 4G begins rolling out tomorrow (Nov. 9)

We just heard from a Sprint ninja that Gingerbread for the Samsung Epic 4G should begin a slow rollout tomorrow (Nov 9).  The initial plan is to get it out to three percent of the users the first day, which should avoid any huge fiasco like we saw with the Froyo update.  The update will continue...
HTC Desire

HTC releases Desire Gingerbread kernel source code

Good news for anyone involved with tinkering around with software for the venerable HTC Desire. In accordance with open source rules, HTC has just released the kernel source code for the device's Gingerbread update, which was offered as an optional RUU for GSM Desires back in August. The move...
Android Versions

Gingerbread's numbers still climbing at Froyo's expense

Google has released the latest version numbers for Android, and they're about what you'd expect. For the past two weeks ending Nov. 3, Gingerbread has crept up to 44.4 percent (up from 38.7 percent a month ago), while Froyo has fallen to 40.7 percent, down a little more than five percentage points...
HTC Rezound

Hands-on with the HTC Rezound (updated with video)

The HTC Rezound is here, and it's the first in a wave of high end devices headed to Verizon Wireless this holiday season. HTC introduced the Rezound today in New York City and we managed to push through the crowd for some quality hands on time. Hit the break for full impressions. Update: Now with...
Android Central

Swype-style gesture input arriving in latest Xperia software update

Sony Ericsson has a little surprise waiting inside the latest software update for its 2011 Xperia series -- a Swype-style "gesture input" system baked into the Xperia keyboard. After enabling the new option it in the keyboard settings, you'll be able to type words by tracing a path through their...
Android Central

Optimus 3D Gingerbread update set to bring faster HSPA+, video enhancements

LG Optimus 3D owners are on track for few extra treats along with their Gingerbread update later this month, if an early leaked firmware build is any indication. The leaked build, which recently cropped up on XDA, is based on Android 2.3.5, and comes with enhancements like 2D and 3D video editing...
Samsung Galaxy S Showcase

Cellcom of Wisconsin updates its Samsung Galaxy S Showcase to Gingerbread

Rocking a Samsung Galaxy S Showcase on Cellcom of Wisconsin? (We know you're out there.) You've got a Gingerbread update waiting for you. The Android 2.3.5 changelog reads as follows: Improved Battery Life: This update more efficiently manages the way your device uses resources while you enjoy...
Verizon Tab Gingerbread

Gingerbread for original Verizon Galaxy Tab rolling out

We just told you guys the other day that Verizon was ready to push out Gingerbread to the OG 7-inch Galaxy Tab, and it looks like they have flipped the switch -- OTA's are now rolling out.  With all the new and shiny Android tablets getting built, it's nice to see the 7-incher wasn't forgotten by...
Android Central

HTC Sensation XL now available in the UK

HTC's monstrous 4.7 inch, Beats filled Sensation XL has made it's debut today in the UK, in both subsidised and sim free fashion.  Available on contract from Three, the phone will be available for free with a new two-year, £40 per month contract which includes all you can eat data. For those of...
HTC ThunderBolt update

How's the HTC ThunderBolt Gingerbread update treating ya?

Now that all of us HTC ThunderBolt users have a few days of official (and theoretically unborked) Gingerbreads under our belts, it's time to check in on the state of the union. How're things going? Everything fixed that was supposed to be fixed? Are rainbows shooting out of your headphone jack?...
Android Central

Samsung Galaxy W now available on Three UK

British network Three has announced that it's now stocking the Samsung Galaxy W, Sammy's latest mid-range offering, with a 1.4 GHz chip and a 3.7-inch Super LCD display. On the software side of things, you've got Android 2.3 Gingerbread, along with Samsung's TouchWiz 4.0 UX. Three customers can...
Android Central

Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc S review

The past 11 months have seen Sony Ericsson recover from the disappointments and frustrations of its early Android efforts, releasing a solid line-up of well-designed Gingerbread-based phones in a range of different form factors. SE’s market share might be dwarfed by rival Android manufacturers...
Android Central

LG finally ready to release Optimus Gingerbread update to Europe

  The long wait is finally, almost, at an end for users of LG's Optimus line as they have today released details of the European rollout of their much awaited Gingerbread update for the "three premium smartphones" in the lineup. It's important to remember that the dates provided by LG, refer...
Galaxy Tab

Verizon's original Samsung Galaxy Tab set to finally receive Gingerbread

Verizon has announced that the Gingerbread update is coming soon for the Samsung Galaxy Tab. The original Tab is often forgotten with the onslaught of tablets that have been released afterwards, but it remains a favorite among many Android fans. This news is great for Tab owners on Verizon who...

HTC rolling out update to Android 2.3.5, Sense 3.0 for Desire S in UK

According to reports from multiple sources, the HTC Desire S is currently receiving an update to Android 2.3.5, which also bumps the mid-range handset from HTC Sense 2.1 right up to Sense 3.0. The new version of Sense, which first shipped on the Sensation earlier in the year, features a redesigned...
LG Revolution

LG Revolution receives its official Gingerbread update

Here's some good news for all of you who have been wondering if the LG Revolution would ever receive its Gingerbread update: Verizon has made it official and is pushing it out as we speak. In addition to Android 2.3, the update (software version VS910ZV7) also brings with it a host of improvements...

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